Morgan Aero 8 

  • $120k built in England
  • 2001-2010
  • 325 HP 4.4L
  • 160 mph
Designed to comply with the rigorous safety standards in the US, Morgan has installed the latest generation electronic airbags, ABS which incorporates electronic distribution through the use of all round wheel speed sensors, and BMWs latest 4.4 litre V8 which not only pumps out 333 Bhp and 331 lb/ft of torque, but also exceeds the tough Federal emission requirements.
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The Aero 8 marks the culmination of the largest development program ever undertaken by Morgan in more than 90 years of sports car manufacturing.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Morgan Aero 8

0-60mph

Aero 8
4.5 s
BAC Mono
2.8 s

Top speed

Aero 8
160 mph
GT MF5
192 mph

0-100mph

Aero 8
11 s
BAC Mono
6.7 s
430 Scuderia
7.1 s

1/4 mile

Aero 8
13 s
430 Scuderia
11.5 s

Data points Key details of the Morgan Aero 8

Price

Aero 8
$120k
430 Scuderia
$263k
Exige S
$60k

Horsepower

Aero 8
325 HP
430 Scuderia
503 HP

In The News From around the web

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Morgan Aero 8

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It featured a Heini Mader prepared M62 BMW V8 engine which produced in the region of 500bhp, a weight of under 1000kgs, a carbon fibre hard top and aerodynamic alterations to the original shape.
Designed to comply with the rigorous safety standards in the US, Morgan has installed the latest generation electronic airbags, ABS which incorporates electronic distribution through the use of all round wheel speed sensors, and BMWs latest 4.4 litre V8 which not only pumps out 333 Bhp and 331 lb/ft of torque, but also exceeds the tough Federal emission requirements.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Morgan
Price $120,000
Type of car Production car
Year 2001-2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.78 lb/hp
Maximum hp 325 HP @ 6,100 RPM
Maximum torque 330 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,398 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10:1
Bore/stroke 3.26 in / 3.62 in
Valvetrain DOHC

road tests

Top speed 160 mph
1/4 mile 13 s
0-60mph 4.5 s
0-100mph 11 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/BTR Limited slip
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 4.05:1
  2. 2: 2.4:1
  3. 3: 1.58:1
  4. 4: 1.19:1
  5. 5: 1.1:1
  6. 6: 0.87:1
Axle ratio 3.08:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,205 lb
Width 69.7 in
Height 47.2 in
Length 162.2 in
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